A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.8494 East, latitude -10.1404 South, depth = 12.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 16:25:12 / September 20, 2017 @ 4:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.56 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:12 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000arxl. Event ids that are associated: us2000arxl.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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